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Join NC State head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio and staff as they bring you all the news from inside the wrestling room in Raleigh with the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast. 

Join Brian Reinhardt, NC State's Director of Athletics Digital Communications, as he digs into the #PackMentality and NC State Wrestling. Have a question? Click the e-mail graphic below and get your question answered on the show!

2017-18 Schedule | | Mat Talk Podcast Network

Jul 18, 2018

The PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast returns with Episode 23 as host Brian Reinhardt introduces a new Hidden Heroes segment and then talks with 2017 World bronze medalist and past Wolfpack two-time NCAA champion Nick Gwiazdowski.

Hidden Heroes launches with an interview with Assistant Athletic Trainer Will...

Jun 7, 2018

Episode 22 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast visits with head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio to talk about the summer of wrestling, whether it be freestyle or camp season, here in Raleigh. NC State wrestling was well-represented at the World Team Trials Challenge tournament in Rochester, Minn., back in...

May 9, 2018

Episode 21 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast wastes no time in getting to know the newest member of the NC State Wolfpack wrestling program - All-American transfer Justin Oliver.

From Michigan's storied Davison High School program, Oliver spent the last several years at Central Michigan, earning All-American honors...

May 1, 2018

Episode 20 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast returns as coach Pat Popolizio recently celebrated a birthday and also signed a contract extension. Host Brian Reinhardt implores listeners to leave ratings and reviews to fully reward The Skip with a contract and high listener praise.

Coach Popolizio will also talk...

Apr 10, 2018

The college season has taken a nap, so that means Brian Reinhardt digs into the rolodex of NC State wrestling contacts to chat with past All-American and recent Bill Farrell champion Tommy Gantt.

Gantt talks about the changeover from the previous coaching staff to "finding a friend" in coach Pat Popolizio. All that and...